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Flashback Friday: Fighting Stallions Memorial

Twenty-five years ago, the nation mourned the loss of South Dakota Governor George S. Mickelson and seven state leaders who died in a plane crash near Dubuque, Iowa, on 19 April 1993.

April 2018 

 

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Flashback Friday: "Overlooked," South Dakota Edition

On March 8, the New York Times announced their “Overlooked” series, featuring fifteen remarkable women whose deaths had gone unnoticed in the paper’s obituary section since its inception in 1851. Eagerly perusing the obituaries, I started to think about South Dakota women who impacted our nation and whom the general public may no longer recognize. Zitkala-Ša (“Red Bird”) immediately came to mind.

April 2018